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Plagiarism and Punishments for Intent

1) Define Plagiarism? 2) What are the punishments for intentionally and unintentionally plagiarizing as a student at Brenau University? 3) explain how student attitudes toward plagiarism can impact intellectual property within the general environment of US business (eg. Since plagiarism is academically unethical, when students who plagiarize enter into the business environment their brand of ethics will negatively impact business practices). 4) How as a manager, in your current company, can these attitudes lead to damaging your company's competitive advantage

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1. Plagiarism can be defined as, "the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own." (Princeton, 2010). In common terms, and in the terms most widely used by colleges, universities, and other institutions, plagiarism is the taking of ideas or works and not citing the appropriate sources of reference.

2. According to the Brenau University Orientation page, the students at our University are upheld to the Brenau Honor Code, which states that I, ...

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1) Define Plagiarism? 2) What are the punishments for intentionally and unintentionally plagiarizing as a student at Brenau University? 3) explain how student attitudes toward plagiarism can impact intellectual property within the general environment of US business (eg. Since plagiarism is academically unethical, when students who plagiarize enter into the business environment their brand of ethics will negatively impact business practices). 4) How as a manager, in your current company, can these attitudes lead to damaging your company's competitive advantage

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